The Prologue: Colour Imagery What do EACH of these colours represent in these pages? What do they show is taking place? What atmosphere or feeling is created around the characters and events through this colour imagery? What do the colours make you think of? “First up is something white. Of the blinding kind.” Death starts […]

Select quotations in the text that reveal important information about the narrator Death. Explain what these quotations tell you about this character and reflect on the author’s purpose in the lines you have chosen: What was Markus Zusak wanting to convey through these lines? How does this representation assist to develop ideas, events, the setting purposefully […]

Exposure- Wilfred Owen Identify 5/6 examples of language techniques used in this poem. Explain why you think these examples (and techniques) were used. What ideas, experiences, events and atmosphere do they convey?         How is the idea of “exposure” (being dangerously exposed to the natural elements/weather) represented in the poem? How is the […]

What has been included? What can you determine/understand about the writer of this text/ What are his experiences, beliefs and values? What does he want the reader to experience or understand? In this poem, I can feel an anger that is expressed by Wilfred Owens. Wilfred states in the first line, “What passing-bells for these […]

Dulce et Decorum Est- Language Techniques Identify three examples of the language techniques mentioned above from the poem. Oxymoron- “An ecstasy of fumbling” The use of the word ecstasy gives the idea that the men are having an adrenaline rush as they are told gas is coming. Usually, ecstasy has the perception that the adrenaline is […]

Dulce et Decorum Est Images- What images are presented in the text? There are many images presented in this poem by Wilfred Owen. The first image that stands out to me in the text is “Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge,” this is in the first stanza of the poem and it immediately […]

Film: The Shawshank Redemption 1994 Directed by Frank Darabont The Shawshank Redemption tells the story of a banker, Andy Dufresne, whom is sentenced to a life in prison for murdering his wife and her secret lover. Over 20 years at the Shawshank State Penitentiary, Andy befriends a fellow prisoner by the name of Red, “Ellis […]

Quote Weaving- Use a quotation in a sentence to express your own ideas. “The thing is- fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream” -Fear can’t hurt you -The thing you fear can -People act on fear -It’s all in your head – The boys try to tell themselves “fear can’t hurt” them but….. […]

Elements in the text that represent something greater The Conch Shell The novel, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding uses a conch shell as an important object to convey other symbolic meanings.  The story begins with two characters meeting on a beach after a plane crash, Ralph and Piggy. Together they find the conch […]